Robots: A Code of Ethics for HRI Practitioners June 14, 2014

from Robohub Podcast· ·

Human-robot interaction is a fascinating field of research in robotics. It also happens to be the field that is closely related to many of the ethical concerns raised with regards to interactive robots. Should human-robot interaction (HRI) practitioners keep in mind things such as human dignity, psychological harm, and privacy? What about how robot design relates to racism and sexism? Curious to find out more, AJung spoke with Dr. Riek to talk about their recent work on drafting a code of ethics for HRI practitioners.



Human-robot interaction is a fascinating field of research in robotics. It also happens to be the field that is closely related to many of the ethical concerns raised with regards to interactive robots. Should human-robot interaction (HRI) practitioners keep in mind things such as human dignity, psychological harm, and privacy? What about how robot design relates to racism and sexism? Curious to find out more, AJung spoke with Dr. Riek to talk about their recent work on drafting a code of ethics for HRI practitioners.